Here is a rare Japanese ginbari (silver foil ground) belt decorated consisting of 14 geometric shaped plaques with the fifteenth round panel mounted as a buckle. The 15 ginbari plaques are a little over 1 inch in diameter or approximately 3 cm.Sizes vary due to their varying geometric shapes. The overall length of the belt is approximately 29 inches when fully extended and may not equate to this length when worn. Overall, the belt is in remarkably good antique condition. There is one ginbari panel that has a short hairline over the mountain scene 5. Ginbari panel and there is one panel that has the silver foil that has a separation that was most probably caused by the firing process 14. Over the years, very few similar examples have appeared on the market. Please review the numerous images carefully to satisfy yourself that it meets your condition requirements and please ask any and all questions prior to purchasing. This exact belt is pictured on page 20 in Chapter 4 , Ginbari-Jippo - Silver foil cloisonne enamel; in the reference book entitled, Japanese Cloisonne Enamels - A Private Collectors Notes and Reference Guide by Gary Yoshino. This belt will be double boxed and packed with tremendous care. The item "Japanese Cloisonne Ginbari Silver Foil Ground Belt Pictured In Book" is in sale since Saturday, June 26, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Vases". The seller is "gyassociates" and is located in Carlsbad, California.
This item can be shipped to United States.